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L'Estrapade (The Wrack)
  • Jacques Callot
    1592–1635
    born: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France) ; died: Nancy, Duchy of Lorraine (present-day France)
  • L'Estrapade (The Wrack), 1633
  • Les Miseres et Les Mal-Heures de la Guerre
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 82 x 185 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1968.0019.12
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0019.10
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A torture scene where a man is suspended by a torture device known as the strappado or the wrack. A man is being subjected to this torture in the center while many people watch and other men are being whipped and tortured by other means.